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The 7 Best Ways to Prepare and Reduce Anxiety Before Cataract Surgery

Are you feeling anxious about undergoing cataract surgery? You may be fearful about the unknown, afraid of feeling pain, or worried that the procedure won’t go well. Feeling nervous before a procedure is incredibly common. However, there are several things you can do to bring yourself peace of mind and ensure everything goes smoothly. Keep… Read More

What an Eye Doctor Can Tell You About Your Health

You may be able to see well enough to drive, tell colors apart, read a menu, recognize faces, and perform other activities. But your eyes may reveal an underlying health condition you didn’t know you had. Seeing your eye doctor for eye exams is necessary for keeping your eyes healthy, but they may also tell… Read More

4 Reasons Teenagers Shouldn’t Get LASIK

LASIK has become very popular, and it’s easy to see why. The vision correction procedure can eliminate the need for glasses or contact lenses in qualified patients. Moreover, it’s a quick outpatient procedure with very high success rates. Because LASIK reshapes the cornea permanently, patients can look forward to many years of crisp, clear vision…. Read More

When Your Dry Eyes Are More than Irritation

Are your eyes tired and irritated? Do you have blurred or double vision? These could be symptoms of dry eyes or dry eye syndrome. Dry eyes happen when you lack enough tears or don’t make the correct kinds of tears. Dry eye syndrome is a highly prevalent eye condition that causes uncomfortable symptoms that often… Read More

What is Diabetic Retinopathy, and is it Preventable?

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that affects the blood vessels in your retina. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue at the back of your eye. It converts the light that enters your eye into electric signals and sends it to your brain so you can see. If left untreated, diabetic retinopathy can cause… Read More

3 Reasons to Consider the Light Adjustable Lens

Are cataracts making it hard to complete your favorite things or enjoy your hobbies? Your eye surgeon may recommend cataract surgery to restore your clear vision. During the procedure, your cataract surgeon removes your cloudy lens and implants a clear artificial one called an intraocular lens (IOL). No lens option is perfect, and each has… Read More

What is a Pterygium, and Can You Treat One?

A pterygium is a non-cancerous, slightly raised growth on your conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the thin, transparent membrane that covers the white of your eye (sclera) and the inner surface of your eyelids. The conjunctiva protects and lubricates your eye by producing tears and mucus. A pterygium can look unsightly and cause uncomfortable symptoms like… Read More

Is Corneal Cross-Linking the Only Way to Prevent Keratoconus from Progressing?

Corneal cross-linking is the only known treatment to slow or prevent keratoconus from advancing. Keep reading to learn more about keratoconus and how corneal cross-linking treats this eye condition.

How to Know it’s Time for Cataract Surgery

Have you been diagnosed with cataracts? It doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to have them removed immediately. Cataracts often develop gradually over the years, so the symptoms may not be immediately noticeable. But as cataracts slowly become more prominent, the signs are more pronounced and can begin to interfere with your day-to-day life. Keep… Read More

Is Dry Eye Syndrome Permanent?

Has your vision become blurry? Do you feel like there’s something in your eye, even if there’s nothing there? These are some of the signs of dry eye syndrome. Dry eye syndrome is a chronic condition that millions suffer from. Dry eyes can cause uncomfortable symptoms that may come and go. Without proper treatment, dry… Read More

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